Kolkata: The students of Indian Art College, Kolkata, created history by erecting the largest 3D String Art Structure at the Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra Club premises on the occasion of Mahashasthi.
Supported by HDFC Bank, the 3D String Art was unveiled by Sandeep S Kumar of HDFC and noted classical vocalist Pdt Ajoy Chakraborty.
This largest 3D String Art has been accepted as a record attempt for India Book of records.
The 3 dimensional structures have been created by the students of Indian Art College.
String Art characterizes the common weaving art of West Bengal.
Artisans from 24 Parganas North and Nadia were employed under the Sustainable
Livelihood Initiative (SLI) of the HDFC Bank promoting local artisans by providing
financial assistance, livelihood skill sets training and market linkages.
“This art structure is part of our effort to appreciate and encourage the rich tradition
of art and culture of the state.” said Sandip S Kumar of HDFC Bank.
“This is unique, fabulous and shows the rich diversity of our artisanship, my congratulations to HDFC Bank and Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra Club for this
fantastic initiative and also kudos to the artisans,’said vocalist Ajoy Chakraborty.